Lake James State Park: Have you been craving some time on the water? Lake James State Park has just what you need! Bring your own boat or rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard to explore the expansive lake. Take a dip to cool off or toss out a line in search of largemouth bass. With hiking and mountain biking trails, campsites, and picturesque picnic spots, you wont run out of ways to make the most of your time in the park.